This chronicle of one outsider's attempt to revive Russia's largest state-run automaker offers an insightful view of the challenges facing the post-Soviet workforce in the capitalist global economy.
This profile of a Native American community in southern Louisiana imperiled by industrial encroachment and the climate crisis offers an up-close look at a unique culture facing inevitable change.
Reflecting the evolution of Brazil's political crisis in recent years - this essential exposé of radical student activism offers a street-level view of the ramifications of austerity that helped set the stage for a right-wing political takeover.
A multi-faceted study of Buffalo NY's architectural heritage - this visual essay film captures the city's vanguard past to reflect on its current state of urban distress - as it struggles with severe economic and racial disparities.
This hopeful documentary focuses on successful community building in Camden New Jersey in the form of a grassroots little league and a different approach to policing.
This portrait of an Irish farmer fighting to maintain control of his ancestral land against the machinations of a multi-national corporation offers a humanistic interrogation of the prevailing model of economic development in a globalizing world.
This artful exploration of the historical context of injustice in Ferguson Missouri that presaged the unrest there in 2014-2015 depicts a micro-history of race relations in America.
This intimate exploration of Jewish-American heritage retraces the socio-cultural textures of Kew Gardens - an important enclave in New York City for Jewish refugees from the Holocaust.
This pertinent exposé shows the plight of unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors in 'the Jungle’ of Calais - a notorious camp that confined thousands of refugees in disastrous conditions amidst the distressed border politics of the EU.
Weaving together several notorious and seemingly unrelated episodes from 1980s and 1990s South Korea - this deft exploration of crime and punishment illuminates the power structure and cultural awakening of the country as it emerged into democracy.
This crucial exposé offers rare dispatches from the proxy war in Yemen - cutting through the politics to contextualize its convoluted nature and its catastrophic toll on the Middle East's most vulnerable population.
This riveting account of a young female Egyptian activist and her fight for personal and political emancipation unfolds over the momentous six years following the Arab Spring.